Arsenal star tweets excitement at Emirates return against Benfica

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is pleased that he will soon be back playing on his home pitch.

Arsenal player Aaron Ramsey has sent a message to his Twitter followers ahead of this summer's Emirates Cup.

The pre-season tournament takes place this weekend, with the Gunners facing Portuguese side Benfica on Saturday and French side Monaco 24 hours later.

And Ramsey clearly cannot wait to get started, as he wrote, "Can't wait to get out on the pitch at the Emirates later today, been way too long."

Okay so he used considerably more 'y's but the sentiment was clear.  After warm-up games against Boreham Wood and New York Red Bulls the Gunners are now back on home soil to take on two of the biggest sides in Europe.

It will be interesting to see which of Arsene Wenger's new signings get a run-out this weekend, prior to the Community Shield against Manchester City next weekend.


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